Python and Napster

Erno Kuusela erno-news at erno.iki.fi
Wed Dec 27 16:14:11 CET 2000


Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> writes:

| HTTP (and the Python tools around it) is great for file transfer (and
| suchlike) but it's not oriented to peer-to-peer at all.

<rant>with the present rate of destruction of the end-to-end internet, http
is rapidly becoming the only protocol that can traverse through the
various nats and firewalls and god knows what.</rant>

besides, it's not that bad for file sharing imho. just add
a couple of methos, or maybe use something like webdav as the basis.

  -- erno



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